farfetch News of 07/14/20
Marketing Data Platform Adverity Raises $30m Series C Led By Sapphire Ventures
In the time many of us live in now, we all know our online media consumption is — to state the obvious — going through the roof. Subsequently, the amount of data pertaining to online marketing is, equally, reaching stratospheric heights and in ...
Alipay Owner Ant Financial Takes Minority Stake In Klarna
Some big moves in the payments platform space: Ant Financial Group, the owner of China’s Alipay payment platform, has announced it’s taking a minority stake in Swedish payments platform Klarna . Klarna has a strong European ...
A Conversation With ‘The Most Ambitious Female VC In Europe’
Blossom Capital, the venture capital firm co-founded by ex-Index Ventures and LocalGlobe VC Ophelia Brown, just raised a new $185 million fund. The firm’s remit remains broadly the same: to be the lead investor in European tech ...
Felix Capital Closes $300m Fund To Double Down On DTC, Break Into Fintech And Make Late-Stage Deals
To kick off 2020, one of Europe’s newer — and more successful — investment firms has closed a fresh, oversubscribed fund, one sign that VC in the region will continue to run strong in the year ahead after startups across Europe ...
Atomico Partner Tom Wehmeier Reviews ‘The State Of European Tech’ 2019 Report
Atomico , the European venture capital firm founded by Skype’s Niklas Zennström , has released its latest annual The State of European Tech report, published in partnership with Slush and Orrick. As part of the report, the authors ...
Trouva, An Online Marketplace For Independent Boutiques, Raises $22m
Amazon helped pioneer and now dominates the online marketplace business model, where a variety of merchants post items for sale on its platform for billions of consumers to discover and buy them. Today, a London startup that’s taken that idea ...
Farfetch Bets On Sneakers With $250m Stadium Goods Acquisition
The lines between streetwear and luxury fashion have blurred in recent years, especially as excitement around sneaker brands like Yeezy and Off-White has soared. A marriage between a luxury fashion marketplace and a sneaker and streetwear reseller ...